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Executions, new death sentences continue to fall

December 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Executions and new death sentences dropped to their lowest numbers in decades in 2014, an anti-death penalty group said in a new report. more »»

 
 
 
House OKs redistricting plan; fireworks bill dies

December 17, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Applause from the gallery was permitted Wednesday as the Ohio House gave final clearance to a bipartisan agreement to overhaul the way the state draws its legislative... more »»

Ohio man acquitted after insanity defense dies

December 17, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Billy Milligan, an Ohio man believed to be the first person to use multiple personality disorder in an insanity defense, has died. He was 59. more »»

Bill to legalize fireworks hits procedural snag

December 17, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An effort to legalize consumer grade fireworks in Ohio has hit a procedural snag.

The measure appeared to clear the House Health and Aging Committee on a 10-8 vot. more »»

Map-making overhaul goes to Ohio voters next year

December 17, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bipartisan agreement to overhaul the way Ohio draws its legislative districts now goes to the voters. more »»

Ohio man acquitted after unusual insanity defense dies

December 17, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Billy Milligan, believed to be the first person to use a multiple personality disorder in an insanity defense, has died at age 59. more »»

Ohio bill legalizing fireworks clears House panel

December 17, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Consumer grade fireworks would be legal to use in Ohio under legislation that barely cleared a House committee over the objections of opponents. more »»

Prosecutors: Coach in rape case violated probation

December 17, 2014

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A volunteer football coach whose Ohio house was the scene of a party that preceded the rape of a girl by two high school football players left the state without... more »»

Man pleads not guilty in Akron policeman's slaying

December 17, 2014

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man accused of fatally shooting an off-duty Akron police officer at a bar has pleaded not guilty. more »»

Ohio House to consider lethal injection drug bill

December 17, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The names of companies that provide Ohio with lethal injection drugs would be shielded under a proposal the state House is poised to vote on Wednesday. more »»

Expert: Killing shows strict police vetting needed

December 17, 2014

DENVER (AP) — The discovery that a Cleveland officer who shot and killed a 12-year-old boy last month had washed out at another police force highlights what some experts call an unnerving truth... more »»

Police disperse crowds at Ohio mall shoe sale

December 17, 2014

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police have used pepper spray to disperse a crowd of people waiting in line for a shoe sale at an Ohio mall. more »»

Judge to decide on testimony in police shooting

December 17, 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge is expected to decide whether tainted grand jury testimony was used to indict six Cleveland police officers in the aftermath of a deadly police shooting in 2012 and... more »»

Police disperse crowds at Toledo mall shoe sale

December 17, 2014

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police have used pepper spray to disperse a crowd of people waiting in line for a shoe sale at a Toledo mall. more »»

Pedestrian struck and killed on highway in central Ohio

December 17, 2014

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have closed a portion of U.S. 23 in central Ohio after a pedestrian was struck and killed. more »»

Ohio gas well keeping 25 families out of homes

December 17, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An out-of-control natural gas fracking well has kept 25 families from their homes for the past three days in eastern Ohio. more »»

Judge postpones order to cut jail population

December 17, 2014

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has postponed his demand that a sheriff reduce the population in the overcrowded jail in Toledo by month's end. more »»

Man arrested after couple leaving racino robbed

December 17, 2014

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police have arrested a man on kidnapping and robbery charges following a couple's report that they were robbed of their winnings after leaving a southwest Ohio racino. more »»

State details arrest in Ohio football rape case

December 17, 2014

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors have outlined details of alleged probation violations by a volunteer football coach whose Ohio house was the scene of a party that preceded the rape of a gir... more »»

Publications name Cleveland named top travel destination

December 17, 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland is getting some attention from the travel press as top destination. more »»

 
 

Rotary Club of Weirton December 17, 2014

The Rotary Club of Weirton meets each Wednesday at noon at Williams Country Club. more »

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